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Ski advice for lanky park rider
LOCATION- the flattest land in the US, midwest (specifically chicago)
HEIGHT/AGE/WEIGHT 6'6'', just turned 18, 160lb
ABILITY LEVEL- beginner
- cheap as possible, but if need be I'll fork over a few $$ to get something that lasts. like they say, the poor man pays twice.
WHAT KIND OF SKI DO YOU WANT- park/freestyle skis for grinding, jumps, box rails, urban skiing around the neighborhood, jibbing etc.
read the sticky and used it as a outline. but I come here to ask, with me being 6'6''/160lb and super lanky, what ski size do you recommend for me? I was looking into getting 12'/13' K2 presses after reading the good reviews about them on newschoolers but the longest they make them is 179cm.
also, how important is it that I spend a good amount of $$ on bindings/boots? I'd like to make these skis last for a while as I know i'll be beating on them as a beginner busting my ass in the park/urban skiing.
thanks a bunch guys!
libtery antigen 184
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"i know alot of tricks except i cant do them "
Go to a boot fitter. What feels good buy. Could be expensive, could be cheap so bring money lol. Boots are the most important part. U need to be comfy. I would suggest longer skis. I am 5'11" and I use 179 with no rocker and those have rocker. I'm not sure on bigger skis. Just make sure they are buttery because your light
Depends on how much of a beginner you are, but something in the 170-180 range would do you good for this year. You'll eventually want something longer, but save up for a nice set in a year or two, get something cheap to destroy and learn on this year.
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get armada el reys, size 186. thats what i ride and i'm an inch shorter then you. quality, not that expensive (last years are 300) and solid flex
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this. and boots are probably going to be the most expensive thing you buy. Make sure you go to a bootfitter. And for bindings, I would just look around B/S/T on here for some griffons or sth 12s.
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Brand new Salomon Mission 4 boots for trade
I'm very close size to you and as for boots the DuB 6's fit me the best,, not saying their for you but give 'em a try when you go to the bootfiter. They fit me
Like a dream, their a really nice park boot that's not much as other boots but worth every penny!
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